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Par Breakers

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1278 (16mm)


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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm
"Film deals with the 1949 Canadian Open Golf Tournament, which was held at St. Georges Golf and Country Club in Toronto. The winner was Dutch Harrison of the United States. Scenes inculded are: on camera interviews with several golfers, a golf clinic, highlights of the four day tournament, and the awards presentation. Bill Kerr won the Rivermead Cup for being the top Canadian finisher."


"Sponsored Film Production On the Rise in Canada," Film News (July-August 1950): 11.
"The House of Seagram, which donates the Gold Cup at the Canadian Open Golf Tournament annually, has had a film made of last year's championship. Titled PAR BREAKERS, it also includes shots of a golf clinic where pros. from the United States and Canada demonstrated their specialty shots."

Crawley Films, Free Films: Sources of Free 16mm Sponsored Films in Canada Compiled and Published by Crawley Films (Ottawa: Crawley Films, April 1969): 35.
"Canadian Open Golf Championships, each year from 1948 to present."